Viacom Slaps Google With $1 billion Lawsuit

Justin just sent me this CNN link with a Reuters story about Viacom slapping Google with a $1 billion lawsuit. That’s a lot of zeros!

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. said Tuesday it filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Google Inc.and its Internet video sharing site YouTube over unauthorized use of its copyrighted entertainment.

The suit accuses Web search leader Google and YouTube of “massive intentional copyright infringement” of Viacom’s entertainment assets and seeks an injunction against further violations.

Read the full story at CNN. I wonder how Google will respond?